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Volume 24, Number 5 — May 2017

Winners of RRR Photo Contest


"Pick Me!" by Briana Morris won Best of Show in the 2010 Rhythm & Roots Photo Competition.

October 03, 2010

BRISTOL, TN/VA — College student Briana Morris's photo of a red pick on a guitar neck called "Pick Me!" won two awards at the Twin City Photo Club's third annual Rhythm & Roots Photo Competition: $150 for Best of Show and $25 for First Place in the "Altered Image" category.

The exhibition at 811 State Street showcased 240 entries in 11 categories. An estimated 1,000 people visited the show during the three-day music festival. The show was judged by three area professional photographers.

The Best of Bristol $125 award went to Matthew Mills for a night shot of the Bristol Train Station. In the Rhythm & Roots regular image category, Justin Wiseman's photo of a drummer won the $125 prize, while the Rhythm & Roots altered image winner was William Martin's treatment of a female fiddler.

The awards include:

BEST OF SHOW
"Pick Me!" by Briana Morris (for more on Morris, click HERE.)

RHYTHM & ROOTS
1st Justin Wiseman "Keeping Beat"
2nd David McGee "Malcolm Holcombe"
3rd Melanie Yates "Hula Girl"
Honorable Mention: Photo by Tom Netherland

RHYTHM & ROOTS: ALTERED IMAGE
1st William Martin "Red Fiddle"
2nd Rita Eggers "Sam I Am"
3rd William Martin "Rasta Jesus"
Honorable Mention: Photo by Dianna Sheppard

BEST OF BRISTOL
1st Matthew Mills "Cold and Lonely"
2nd Gwen Patton "My Banjo"
3rd Bill Lancaster "Country Station"
HM Jeffrey Kestner

LANDSCAPE

1st Ann Rowland "Wild Flowers"
2nd Justin Wiseman "Alone"
3rd Justin Wiseman "Daisy Dreaming"
Honorable Mention: Photos by Gail Cooler and Gwen Patton

PEOPLE

1st Rita Eggers "Go Fly a Kite"
2nd Diana Sheppart "Airtime"
3rd Shannon Taylor "Lost in Literature"
Honorable Mention: Photo by Elise Robinette

NATURE
1st Ricky Tester "Fall of Darkness"
2nd Tom Brake "Sunflower"
3rd Rich Buddine "Flame Azalea"
Honorable Mention: Photos by Sherry Fullen and Julie Drake

MONOCHROME:
1st Gwen Patton "Table Manners"
2nd Ann Rowland " Minature Rose"
3rd Flower Parker "Never ending Road"

INANIMATE
1st Julie Drake "Change of Season"
2nd Haley Gilbert "Paws Guitar"
3rd Laura Morris "Relics of the Past"

ALTERED IMAGE
1st Brianna Morris "Pick Me"
2nd Lonnie Davis "Dogwood"
3rd Laura Morris "Bubbling Brook"
Honorable Mention: Photo by William Martin

YOUTH CATEGORY
1st Taylor Duncan "A Face in the Web"
2nd Taylor Duncan
3rd Taylor Duncan

YOUNG ADULTS
1st Hunter Hayden "Transparent Peace"
2nd Hunter Hayden
3rd Bethany Stout
Honorable Mention: Photo by Bethany Stout